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Dorstenia poinsettiifolia Engl.
Family : MORACEAE
Information on the genus : Dorstenia
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Dorstenia poinsettiifolia Engl. var. poinsettiifolia
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Dorstenia tessmannii Engl.
=Dorstenia yangambiensis J. Léonard
=Dorstenia gabunensis Engl.
=Dorstenia poinsettiifolia var. subdentata Engl.
=Dorstenia poinsettiifolia var. grossedentata Engl.
 
Taxon infra-specific
Dorstenia poinsettiifolia var. angularis Hijman & C. C. Berg
Dorstenia poinsettiifolia var. angusta (Engl.) Hijman & C. C. Berg
Dorstenia poinsettiifolia var. glabrescens Hijman & C. C. Berg
Dorstenia poinsettiifolia var. longicauda (Engl.) Hijman & C. C. Berg
Dorstenia poinsettiifolia var. staudtii (Engl.) Hijman & C. C. Berg
Dorstenia poinsettiifolia Engl. var. poinsettiifolia
Dorstenia poinsettiifolia var. librevillensis (De Wild.) Hijman & Berg
Dorstenia poinsettiifolia var. achoundongiana Cheek & Bygrave
Dorstenia poinsettiifolia var. etugeana B. J. Pollard
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb with creeping rhizomes 2-5 mm Ø; stems ascending or erect, 0,3-1,5 m tall, with woody base 2-5 mm Ø, glabrous or sparsely to densely puberulous with uncinate or dome-shaped hairs, often intermixed with longer yellowish-white curved ones[…]
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Ecology : Rain-forest; herb layer in deep shade; coastal forests; edges of secondary- or primary forests; along rivers, swampy places in undergrowth.
  5-1400 m alt.
  Bioko/Fernandoo Poo.
 
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Map
carte afrique num 175295
 
Record n°175295
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